Syria, Iran enable Kurdish forces to stream from E. Syria to Afrin

Kurdish YPG militiamen continue to stream from eastern Syria to the embattled enclave of Afrin to fight the Turkish invaders. DEBKAfile: Syrian government and pro-Iranian forces in eastern Syria are opening the door for the Kurdish fighters to head west, because it serves their masters’ interest. The YPG provide most of the ground forces fielded against ISIS by the US military command in the east, which Bashar Assad and Tehran are intent on disrupting. On the Afrin battlefield, Turkish forces are advancing slowly on the main town, having meanwhile captured the small town of Rajo and its surrounding villages.

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